The EC Department of Human Settlements has called on the Sundays River Municipality to provide alternative accommodation for the Dlwengu family.
As Covid-19 rages on with residents not adhering to preventive measures, unemployment and poverty continue to plague small farming towns around the country.
The lack of economic opportunities in small rural and farming towns around the country is driving up social ills. Most of these towns rely on a single industry, typically farming. Unemployment is high and too many children pregnant. Alcohol abuse is reportedly spiking because there are more bottle stores in town than factories or bookshops.